A Hip-Hop Town Hall
His controversial comment has sparked conversations about the state of racial affairs in America today. In an Oprah Show town hall a panel of experts discussed the issue, opening up about racism and the denigration, marginalization and sexual exploitation of women.
Was Imus correct in pointing a finger at the hip-hop culture?
The Oprah Show has assembled a panel of hip-hop professionals to respond to the firestorm. Music industry insider Russell Simmons; record executive Kevin Liles; Dr. Benjamin Chavis, former CEO of the NAACP and current President/CEO of the Hip-Hop Summit Network; and Grammy-winning rapper Common continue the discussion and get the hip-hop community's response.